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BLADE II: Lonely Hearts Club

Blade just wants to be loved

In 2002, Guillermo del Toro, then a 36-year-old fresh off directing The Devil’s Backbone, one of his seminal Spanish-language works, began work on his first blockbuster. It was a sequel to Blade, a vampire movie that burst onto the scene in 1998 with the most exciting black superhero we had seen in ages (or at

MINDHUNTER Recap: Season 1 Episode 9

Holden's ego is getting too big for his own good

The world has had a few months to let Mindhunter stew in their brains and Netflix has announced that the show will be back for a second season. But first, we have to watch the rest of this season. Episode 9 is wonderful, not just in its simplicity, but in how its central theme of

MINDHUNTER Recap: Season 1 Episode 6

This short episode packs a lot of punches

In Episode 6, the shortest of the series (34 minutes), Bill and Holden get their Altoona murderer but a hiccup in the case means Holden has to return to Altoona and Bill suggests he take Dr. Carr with him – Anna Torv finally joins the road school squad! For the first time, Dr. Carr sees